Home | Profile | Jacob H. Huebert
  • Jacob H. Huebert

Jacob H. Huebert

Tags Big GovernmentBureaucracy and RegulationCorporate WelfareLegal SystemMedia and Culture

Works Published inSpeeches and PresentationsMises Daily ArticleThe Journal of Libertarian StudiesQuarterly Journal of Austrian Economics

Jacob Huebert is a Senior Attorney at the Goldwater Institute, litigating cases on free speech and property rights, among other issues. Jacob currently leads the Goldwater Institute's First Amendment challenges to state laws that require attorneys to join and pay dues to a bar associations.

Before joining Goldwater, he served as Director of Litigation for the Liberty Justice Center in Chicago. There, he successfully litigated cases to protect economic liberty, free speech, and other constitutional rights, including the landmark Janus v. AFSCME case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld government workers’ First Amendment right to choose for themselves whether to pay money to a union. Jacob and his work have appeared in numerous national media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Fox News Channel.

Jacob holds a B.A. in economics from Grove City College and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. After law school, Jacob served as a clerk to Judge Deborah Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

All Works

Practicing Law in Light of Rothbard

03/14/2010Mises Media
Recorded March 13, 2010, at the Ludwig von Mises Institute in Auburn, Alabama.
Read More

Authors Forum: Libertarianism Today

Austrian Economics Overview

03/12/2010Mises Media
Part of the Authors Forum, presented by J. H. Huebert at the 2010 Austrian Scholars Conference. Includes an introduction by Mark Thornton.
Read More


04/29/2009Mises Media
J. H. Huebert offers Commentary on the 2009 ASC Panel: Regulation and Development.
Read More

Posner's Catastrophes, and Ours

Free MarketsLegal SystemOther Schools of Thought

02/05/2007Mises Daily Articles
Judge Posner, rather than recognize this and the threat it poses to life and liberty, instead mongers fear and urges us to cede more power to government over highly speculative possibilities, all the while dismissing civil libertarians as "ignorant."
Read More

Can Judges Save Us From Statism?

11/27/2005Mises Daily Articles
Randy Barnett is among the world's leading libertarian academics and lawyers, writes J.H. Huebert, but his most recent book is dangerous.
Read More
Shield icon audience